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Oct
11
2011
As the Council on Foundations plans for 2012, we’re looking for opportunities to partner with others to find effective ways to address the profound social and environmental challenges we all face. In addition, the Corporate Committee has been discussing the changing role of philanthropy as part of...
Oct
06
2011
Starbucks hopes customers will be willing to pay at least $5 more when they stop in for their morning cup of Joe. Starting Nov. 1, Starbucks will begin collecting donations of $5 or more from customers to stimulate U.S. job growth through its "Jobs for USA" program. The Seattle-based coffee chain...
Oct
06
2011
Small businesses struggling for sales this holiday season, you’re in luck. Facebook, Google, Twitter and other digital pioneers are joining with American Express for Small Business Saturday (SBS) 2011, a national initiative meant to drive sales.
Oct
06
2011
Publix Super Markets, Google and UPS have taken the top spots in the Corporate Social Responsibility Index, a ranking of the 50 companies with the best corporate citizenship reputations among the U.S. public. Rounding out the top ten were Kellogg’s, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, FedEx, Campbell’s,...
Oct
06
2011
If millennials ─ employees between the ages of 21 and 35 ─ frequently participate in company-sponsored volunteer programs, they are more likely to feel a strong connection and sense of belonging at work, according to the 2011 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey. It all adds up to a discernable...
Oct
04
2011
Louise Guido wants businesses to make money. She also wants them to help change the world. To see that they do both, the former publishing executive, started the Foundation for Social Change, a non-profit devoted to “mobilizing and educating” for-profit companies about achieving social impact,...
Oct
04
2011
News flash: Organizations consist of people. How well an organization works depends on how its people interact and work together. Thus, every organization is "social." But so what? How do we make use of this universal fact?
Oct
03
2011
The idea began bubbling inside Sarah Baird when she worked as a press secretary for the governor of Kentucky. As she toured the state, traveling from the poor regions of Appalachia to more affluent cities, she observed that almost every family she met struggled with the same issue: the skyrocketing...
Sep
26
2011
Location-based, check-in type mobile applications have all been the rage recently, but intrepid developers are still coming up with interesting ways to find niche uses or audiences. The latest one we’ve heard about mashes up check-ins with corporate social responsibility – Truismo (www.truismo.com...
Sep
21
2011
It’s always nice to see mega-brand corporations give a little something back. For the most valuable company in the world, Apple, it’s only fitting that what they give back would be one of the more valued devices on the market: the first generation iPad.
Sep
21
2011
If your idea of social business is a Twitter account where you answer some follower questions, a Facebook page that features some links and a YouTube channel, IBM says you're thinking too small.
Sep
21
2011
Recently, I interviewed Matt Bannick, Managing Partner of the Omidyar Network—a philanthropic investment firm dedicated to harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives. They invest in and help scale innovative organizations to catalyze economic, social,...

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